How old was John Candy in the movie Stripes?

John Candy was 29 in Stripes when he played the character 'Dewey 'Ox' Oxberger'.

That was over 43 years ago in 1981.

In 1994 he died aged just 43, starring in 63 films in his career, 51 of those after Stripes was first released. If he were alive today he would be 73.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Stripes, I think John Candy looks:

Did you know?

  • Director Ivan Reitman has worked with John Candy a total of 2 times in his career.
  • John Candy's first movie was as 'Paule' in Class of '44, released in 1973 when he was 21
  • Stripes scores 6.53 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Stripes

John Candy's other movies